World Republicans Want to Go to War With North Korea First

07:45  13 october  2017
07:45  13 october  2017 Source:   Newsweek

Trump: Obama 'should have taken care of' North Korea

  Trump: Obama 'should have taken care of' North Korea President Trump on Wednesday placed blame on President Obama and others for not doing more to curb North Korea's nuclear program, saying that the world has reached a point at which "something has to be done." "This should have been handled 25 years ago, it should have been handled 20 years ago, and 10 years ago, and five years ago," Trump told Fox News' Sean Hannity in an interview."It should have been handled by numero us - not just Obama, but certainly President Obama should have taken care of it. Now it's at a point where it's very, very far advanced," he added. "Something has to be done. We can't allow this to happen."Tensions between the U.S.

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In fact, even as Trump was saying that he was considering “pretty severe things” in response to North Korea ’s first test of an intercontinental ballistic missile on There is also no indication that the US has started taking the kinds of massive logistical preparations needed to launch a war against North Korea .

A plurality of Republicans in the U.S. support a preemptive strike against North Korea.: GettyImages-808931472© United States Forces Korea via Getty Images GettyImages-808931472

An increasingly hostile relationship between the U.S. and North Korea has Americans considering a preemptive strike on the country—and many Republicans are all for it. About 46 percent of Republicans support a preemptive strike on North Korea today—compare that with just 42 percent of Republicans who say they don't support it, according to a new Quinnipiac University poll.

When members of both major parties are surveyed, that question changes a lot. Only 16 percent of Democrats favor the idea of the U.S. making a preemptive strike on North Korea, while a whopping 77 percent of Democrats oppose it.

Analysis | Almost half of Republicans want war with North Korea, a new poll says. Is it the Trump Effect?

  Analysis | Almost half of Republicans want war with North Korea, a new poll says. Is it the Trump Effect? Forty-six percent support “a preemptive strike on North Korea."That's nearly half of President Trump's party that is ready for war — today — with Kim Jong Un, his nuclear weapons and all. (Forty-one percent said they opposed a preemptive strike.

Results of trip to north korea . Mr. WELDON of Pennsylvania. Korea that none of us want war , none of us want conflict. The three Democrats and the three Republicans who went to Pyongyang made it be known that we were not going to negotiate because that is not our position

Hunter’s call for a first strike on North Korea drew swift responses from opponents in both the Republican and Democratic Party who have announced As my disabled retired Marine friend always says, “if you really want to honor veterans, stop making new ones . I didn’t go to war so my children

Part of that could be the complete lack of confidence the U.S. has in President Donald Trump’s ability to negotiate with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. A majority of American voters -- by almost 20 percent -- say they don’t have any confidence in Trump to handle the current situation.

Voters have way more confidence, however, in the rest of the government in dealing with North Korea. Over 60 percent said they do have confidence in "top national security and diplomatic officials" to handle the situation, the poll found.

Even though Republicans favor acting now with a preemptive strike against North Korea, a small plurality want the U.S. to at least attempt to negotiate -- about 50 percent compared with 46 percent against. Among both parties, that’s pretty consistent. Of all voters, 65 percent say the U.S. should negotiate with North Korea diplomatically, while 29 percent say it’s a waste of time.

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That raises the question: What would war with a nuclear-powered North Korea even look like? And when you're ratcheting up the tension, by talking about armadas, or the possibility that we might go first , that's gonna raise the fear in North Korea that they may have to go first just to prevent us from

"Voters don't have confidence in President Donald Trump to handle North Korea, but they're hoping other members of the Trump team will step up," Tim Malloy, assistant director of the Quinnipiac University Poll, said in a statement.

The poll surveyed 1,482 voters nationwide from October 5 through 10. The poll has a margin of error of +/- 3 percentage points.

In its latest remarks, North Korea threatened the U.S. Wednesday over Trump's statements toward North Korea last month during his address at the United Nations

"With his bellicose and insane statement at the United Nations, Trump, you can say, has lit the wick of a war against us. We need to settle the final score, only with a hail of fire, not words," North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho said.

Here's How Deadly a North Korea Nuclear Attack Could Be .
<p>If North Korea launched a nuclear attack, the death toll would be costly: perhaps as bad as 2.1 million deaths in Tokyo and Seoul alone.</p>In the event of an “unthinkable” escalation, casualties in the East Asian capitals of key American allies would be catastrophic, including as many as 7.7 million injuries, according to a new report from 38 North, a North Korea analysis group based at Johns Hopkins University’s U.S.-Korea Institute.

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